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THE ROCKIN' REASONS -- Friday at 11:30. Free. Kings Contrivance Village Center, 8600 Guilford Rd., Columbia. 443-367-0110.

BARB MARTIN & MAC WALTER -- Friday at 11:45. Free. Welburn Square, between Stuart and Taylor streets at the Ballston Metro station, Arlington. 703-228-1850 or 703-228-6966.

BLUESBERRY JAM -- Friday at noon. Free. Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-1300.

IZOLDA -- Friday at noon. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

INDIGO -- Friday at noon. Free. Bethesda Place, Old Georgetown Road and Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda. 301-215-6660.

HEATHER ROSE -- Friday at noon. Free. Franklin Square , 14th and I NW. 202-661-7563.

THE ROB LEVIT TRIO -- Friday at 5. Free. National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, Seventh and Constitution NW. 202-289-3360 or 202-737-4215.

CHARANGA CAKEWALK -- Friday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

PROJECT NATALE -- Friday at 6. Free. Harper's Choice Village Center, 5485 Harper's Farm Road, Columbia. 443-367-0110.

THE SWINGIN' SWAMIS -- Friday at 6. Free. River Hill Village Center, 6030 Daybreak Circle, Columbia. 443-367-0110.

MR. GREENGENES -- Friday at 6:30. Free. Herndon Town Green, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. 703-481-6133

JOHN HARBISON & FRIENDS -- Friday at 7. Free. Gaithersburg City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350.

SPECIAL BLEND -- Friday at 7. Free. La Plata Town Hall, 5 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-934-8421.

RHODES TAVERN TROUBADOURS -- Friday at 7:30. Free. Kingstowne Towne Center, 5955 Kingstowne Blvd., Franconia. Free. 703-922-9514 or 703-324-7469.

LOX & VODKA -- Friday at 7:30. Free. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Dr., Fairfax. 703-425-9300 or 703-324-7469.

BACK PAGES -- Friday at 7:30. Free. Outdoors at Montpelier Mansion, Montpelier Drive at Laurel-Bowie Rd., Laurel. 301-776-2805.

WORLD JAM CLUB -- Friday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, on the Old County Courthouse lawn, West Davis Street, Culpeper. 703-777-6306.

KEVIN BURKE & GED FOLEY -- Friday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, on the lawn of the Stafford County Courthouse, 1300 Courthouse Rd., Stafford. 703-777-6306.

MARTINSBURG JAZZ ORCHESTRA -- Friday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, Old Frederick County Courthouse lawn, in the Loudoun Street Mall, Winchester. 703-777-6306.

RASCAL FLATTS and Blake Shelton, Friday at 8. Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge, 7800 Cellar Door Dr., Manassas. 202-397-7328, 703-754-1288 or 703-754-6400.

BILL DAVIS -- Saturday at 1. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

THE BAY JAZZ PROJECT -- Saturday at 2. Free. Bowie Town Green, Route 564 and Ninth Street, Bowie. 301-809-3078.

O.A.R., PEPPER AND the Southland -- Saturday at 5:30. Merriweather Post Pavilion, on Broken Land Parkway off Route 29, Columbia. 202-397-7328 or 301-218-0404.

WIDESPREAD PANIC and Cracker, Saturday at 5:30. Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge, 7800 Cellar Door Dr., Manassas. 202-397-7328, 703-754-1288 or 703-754-6400.

CHOPTEETH -- Saturday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center South Plaza, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

MELANIE MASON -- Saturday at 6. Free. Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. 410-222-1777.

WASHINGTON BALALAIKA SOCIETY -- Saturday at 6:30. Free. Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. 703-330-2787.

MATTHIAS LUPRI -- Saturday at 7. Baltimore Museum of Art, North Charles Street and Art Museum Drive, Baltimore. T410-396-6001 or 410-396-7100.

NAVY COMMODORES -- Saturday at 7. Free. Blackrock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. Free. 301-528-2260.

SYNERGY BRASS QUINTET -- Saturday at 7. Free. Fountain Park, High and Cross streets, Chestertown, Md. 410-778-0500.

NAVY COUNTRY CURRENT -- Saturday at 7:30. Free. Reston Town Center, Reston Parkway and New Dominion Drive, Reston. 703-912-4062.

PROJECT NATALE -- Saturday at 7:30. Free. Town Center, 175 Main St., Prince Frederick, Md. 410-257-7005.

SPECIAL ED & THE SHORT Bus, Saturday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, Maury Stadium, Hanover and Kenmore streets, Fredericksburg. 703-777-6306.

LAST TRAIN HOME -- Saturday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, On South Madison Street, Middleburg. 703-777-6306.

KEVIN BURKE & GEB FOLEY -- Saturday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, old Shadow Lawn facility, 70 Culpeper St., Warrenton. 703-777-6306.

MARTINSBURG JAZZ ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 7:30. Bluemont Concert Series, Inn Lawn Park on Zerkel Street, Luray. 703-777-6306.

DEBI SMITH -- Saturday at 8. Free. Lubber Run Amphitheatre, North Columbus and North Second streets, Arlington. 703-228-1850 or 703-228-6966.

THE DRAMATICS and H.A.L.O. -- Saturday at 8. Free. Fort Dupont Park, Minnesota Avenue and Randle Circle SE. 202-426-5961 or 202-619-7222.

JULIE HALL -- Saturday at 8. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

23 SKIDOO -- Saturday at 8. Free. Harborplace Amphitheater, Pratt and Light streets, Baltimore. 800-427-2671 or 410-332-4191.

WASHINGTON JAZZ QUARTET -- Sunday at 1. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

ALMOST RECESS -- Sunday at 3. Free. Mclean Central Park, adjacent to the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-0123.

CINDY HUTCHINS & DOUG BOWLES -- Sunday at 3 and 5. Free. National Museum of American History, 14th and Constitution Ave. NW. 202-633-1000.

PART HARMONY -- Sunday at 4. Free. Harborplace Amphitheater, Pratt and Light streets, Baltimore. 800-427-2671 or 410-332-4191.

RON DIEHL & FRIENDS -- Sunday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

THE CONTINENTALS -- Sunday at 6. Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. 410-222-6230.

THE CARL FILIPIAK GROUP -- Sunday at 6. Free. Lurman Woodland Theatre, Bloomsbury Avenue and Hilltop Road, Catonsville. 877-278-0961.

GIN BLOSSOMS -- Sunday at 6:15. Loudoun Summer Music Fest, sponsored by the Loudoun Foundation at Belmont Country Club, 19661 Belmont Manor Lane, Ashburn. 703-726-8867 or 703-728-9500.

TOMMY NEWSOM, JOE BYRD, Steve Abshire & Chuck Redd -- Sunday at 6:30. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

DESTINY'S CHILD -- Sunday at 7, with Mario, Amerie and Tyra. MCI Center, 601 F St. NW. 202-397-7328 or 202-628-3200.

MOUNT VERNON SWING BAND -- Sunday at 7. Free. Fort Hunt Park, on the George Washington Parkway at Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria. 703-289-2500.

NAVAL ACADEMY ELECTRIC BRIGADE -- Sunday at 7. Free. Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr. , Bowie. 301-809-3078.

BONEDADDY WITH JUSTINE HALL -- Sunday at 7. Free. Baker Park, 121 N. Bentz St., Frederick. 301-228-2844.

JOHN McCUTCHEON -- Sunday at 7. Bluemont Concert Series, Freedom Park, Evergreen Mill Road and Tolbert Lane, Leesburg. 703-777-6306.

LAST TRAIN HOME -- Sunday at 7. Bluemont Concert Series, Marshall Community Center, 8800 Courthouse Rd., Spotsylvania. 703-777-6306.

NAVY COMMODORES -- Sunday at 7. Free. Humbert Amphitheater, 39 Hickory Ave., Bel Air. 202-433-2525.

GOOMBAY -- Sunday at 7:30. Free. Montgomery Village Lawn Theater , South Valley Park, 18850 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-948-0110.

THE CHROMATICS -- Sunday at 7:30. Free. Newton W. Edwards Amphitheater, Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-941-1730 or 703-324-7469.

ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS and Emmylou Harris -- Sunday at 8. Filene Center, Wolf Trap Park, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-255-1860.

RED EYES -- Monday at noon. Free. Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-1300.

C. HUFF -- Monday at noon. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

CELTIC WOMAN -- Monday at 8. Filene Center, Wolf Trap Park, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-255-1860.

THE BRUCE MIDDLE GROUP -- Tuesday at 11:45. Free. Spice of Life Plaza, 1401 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Free. 703-228-1850 or 703-228-6966.

BILL DAVIS -- Tuesday at noon. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

THE MARK GREEN PROJECT -- Tuesday at noon. Free. Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-1300.

JIM & JENNIE & THE PINETOPS -- Tuesday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

MICHELLE MURRAY, BOB BRILL & Libby Weibel -- Tuesday at 6. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

THE DAVID BACH CONSORT -- Tuesday at 7. Free. Cabin John Regional Park, 7400 Tuckerman Lane, Rockville. 240-777-6821.

WIDESPREAD PANIC -- Tuesday at 7. Cavalier Telephone Pavilion, Pier Six, Pratt Street, Baltimore. 202-397-7328, 410-547-7328 or 410-659-9540.

LITTLE PINK -- Wednesday at noon. Free. 66 Canal Center Plaza, Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

B.G. & THE MOJO HANDS -- Wednesday at noon. Free. Willow Garden, 7201 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 301-352-5387.

DIDIER PROSSAIRD -- Wednesday at noon. Free. Franklin Square , 14th and I NW. 202-661-7569.

JOHN GUERNSEY -- Wednesday at noon. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

JANINE WILSON & MAX EVANS -- Wednesday at noon. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

THE FOGHORN STRINGBAND -- Wednesday at 6. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600 or 800-444-1324 (TDD: 202-416-8524).

THE GREENCARDS -- Wednesday at 7. Free. Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301-581-5200.

THE PRESIDENT'S MEN -- Wednesday at 7. Free. Wheaton Regional Park, 2000 Shorefield Rd., Wheaton. 240-777-6821.

THE RICHARD WALTON TRIO -- Wednesday at 7. Free. Montgomery Park, North Royal and Montgomery streets, Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

ALMOST RECESS -- Wednesday at 7. Free. Centennial Park South, 10000 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City. 410-313-7275 or 410-313-4700.

MAMBO COMBO -- Wednesday at 7:30. Free. Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Rd., Franconia. 703-971-6262 or 703-324-7469.

USA CANTEEN -- Wednesday at 7:30. Free. Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-656-2797.

WCM TRADITIONAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE -- Wednesday at 7:30. Free. Newton W. Edwards Amphitheater, Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-941-1730 or 703-324-7469.

BEN FOLDS, RUFUS WAINWRIGHT and Ben Lee -- Wednesday at 8. Filene Center, Wolf Trap Park, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-255-1860.

MIKE BAKER -- Wednesday at 8. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

OCTOBER SKIES -- Thursday at 11:45. Free. Metro Park, between North Moore and North Lynn streets at Rosslyn Metro station, Arlington. 703-228-1850 or 703-228-6966.

HARRY SCHNIPPER -- Thursday at noon. Free. Farragut Square , 17th and K NW. 202-619-7222.

NIKI BARR -- Thursday at noon. Free. Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-312-1300.

GEOFF REECER -- Thursday at noon. Free. The Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-289-4224.

THE PATTY REESE DUO -- Thursday at noon. Free. Gaithersburg City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350.

THE ELLIS WOODWARD TRIO -- Thursday at 6. Free. Hickory Ridge Village Center, Freetown Road and Cedar Lane, Columbia. 443-367-0110.

THE ALL NEW GENETICALLY Altered Jug Band -- Thursday at 6:30. Free. Lion-Tiger Hill, National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-633-4480.

THEM EASTPORT OYSTER BOYS -- Thursday at 6:30. Free. Church Cove Park, Willow and Green streets, St. Michaels, Md. 410-745-6073.

ARMY BLUES -- Thursday at 7. Free. Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

RANDY BARRETT & THE BARRETONES -- Thursday at 7. Free. Cherry Hill Park, 300 Park Ave., Falls Church. 703-248-5077 or 703-532-0884.

BILLY CLEMENTS & THE PICK-UPS -- Thursday at 7. Free. Fort Ward Park, 4301 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

SOL Y RUMBA -- Thursday at 7. Free. Lake Anne Plaza, Village and North Shore drives, Reston. 703-476-4500.

MARY LOU & THE UNTOUCHABLES -- Thursday at 7. Free. Watkins Regional Park, 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro. 301-218-6700.

JESSE MCCARTNEY -- Thursday at 7:30. Cavalier Telephone Pavilion, Pier Six, Pratt Street, Baltimore. 202-397-7328, 410-547-7328 or 410-659-9540.

RADIO KING ORCHESTRA -- Thursday at 7:30. Free. Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. 703-938-7532 or 703-324-7469.

NAVAL ACADEMY ELECTRIC BRIGADE -- Thursday at 7:30. Free. Herndon Town Green, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. 703-435-6868.

CLETUS KENNELLY & LORI KELLEY -- Thursday at 8. Free. Lake Kittamaqundi, Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 877-713-9674 or 410-715-3000.

Dancing

WAVERLY STATION -- Friday at 8:30; contra lesson at 7:30. Bumper Car Pavilion, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 202-691-7394 or 301-320-2330.

BLUE SKY 5 -- Friday at 9; swing lesson at 8:30. Chevy Chase Ballroom, 5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 703-359-9882.

TERENCE McARDLE & JUMPIN' Tonight, Friday at 9; swing lesson at 8:30. Washington Hilton Dulles Airport, 13869 Park Center Rd., Herndon. 703-359-9882.

THE BOILERMAKER JAZZ BAND -- Friday at 9; swing lesson at 8. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 703-978-0375 or 301-320-2330.

SWINGIN' JIVE PATROL -- Saturday at 9; swing lesson at 8:30. Reston YMCA, 12196 Sunset Hills Rd., Reston. 703-359-9882.

THE TOM CUNNINGHAM ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 9; swing lesson at 8. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 703-533-8864 or 301-320-2330.

THE WALTZING STARS -- Sunday at 3:30; waltz lesson at 3. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 703-978-0375 or 301-320-2330.

DANCE DU JOUR -- contra dancing, Sunday at 7:30. Sponsored by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington. Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 202-546-2228 or 301-320-2330.

LUSH LIFE -- Tuesday at 9. Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-359-9882.